Officers of a company have more formal responsibility and authority than rank-and-file employees and are responsible for the management and day-to-day operations of the company.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is the senior officer responsible for overseeing the financial activities of the entire company.

Nonprofit Committees: Getting the Job Done Blog Post

What is a nonprofit committee? A nonprofit committee is a group of individuals selected by a nonprofit or its Board for the purpose of accomplishing a task or ongoing set...

FAQ: Delaware Public Benefit Corporations Blog Post

A Delaware public benefit corporation (PBC) is a for-profit corporation intended to produce a public benefit and operate in a responsible and sustainable manner. A PBC must be managed in a way that balances the interests of the stockholders, the company’s key stakeholders, and a specific public benefit that the company commits to in its charter.

Important GDPR Resources Blog Post

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on May 25, 2018. The changes are far-reaching and require numerous changes to the way businesses handle personal information.

Secretary of State

The Secretary of State for a US state is generally that state’s chief elections officer, chief corporations officer, and supervisor of state archives.

Organizational Meeting

The organizational meeting is an initial meeting in which the basic organizational formalities of the corporation are determined.

Certificate of Incorporation

The Certificate of Incorporation is a legal document that establishes a corporation as a legal entity and contains basic rules for governance of the corporation.


Formal rules adopted by a corporation that establish how it will be governed.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of a company are the people elected by the stockholders to be responsible for the management of the company.